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Prof’s design of Barcelona office building wins design competition

Prof’s design of Barcelona building wins global contest

posted April 29, 2014
A new office building in Barcelona, co-designed by Miguel Roldán, adjunct architecture professor at Texas A&M, earned top design honors in a global architecture and interior design competition.
Giusti honored for aiding Brazos Valley African-American museum

Giusti honored for aiding local African- American museum

posted April 29, 2014
For her support of Brazos Valley African-American Museum projects, Cecilia Giusti, associate dean for outreach and diversity at the Texas A&M College of Architecture, was one of the honorees at a Jan. 24, 2014 appreciation banquet hosted by the museum.
College staffers net awards for  outstanding job performance

College staffers net awards for top-notch job performance

posted April 25, 2014
In recognition of their outstanding service, three College of Architecture staff members, Bree Wright, Judy Pruitt and Rowena Philbeck, were recently selected by a committee of their peers to receive Star Performance Awards.
Construction science student wins prestigious builder’s essay contest

Essay by former CoSci student wins national contest

posted April 25, 2014
The preconstruction phase of a project has evolved from a meeting and a handshake into an increasingly technological process, wrote Jason Bailey, a Texas A&M construction science student whose essay topped a writing contest sponsored by a national building group.
Peacock, Anderson recognized with research, teaching awards

Two college profs recognized for research, teaching

posted April 4, 2014
Two faculty members at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture have been recognized for outstanding research and teaching with 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards from The Association of Former Students.
Business office staffer honored with president’s service award

High-level honor netted by business office staff member

posted March 24, 2014
Sustained, outstanding service to Texas A&M University has garnered a 2013-14 President’s Meritorious Service Award for Kevin Gustavus, an administrator “known as the go-to person” for resolving business-related matters at the College of Architecture.
Former students’ firm ranked in  top five in K-12 built projects

Former students’ firm among top 5 in built K-12 projects

posted March 20, 2014
Gignac Architects, a design firm with two generations of former students holding Master of Architecture degrees, was ranked fifth among all firms that designed K-12 education facilities with construction starts in a recent 2.5 year period.
CoSci student receives award at national homebuilder confab

CoSci student wins Award at national builder convention

posted March 6, 2014
Academic excellence and leadership in two student groups has netted Alexandra Olheiser, a construction science major at Texas A&M, an outstanding student award from the National Association of Home Builders.
Grad students’ bike share plan earns national planning honors

Grad students’ plan wins national award from planning group

posted March 6, 2014
A report by graduate urban planning students at Texas A&M that helped establish a university bike sharing program was honored with an award in a nationwide contest sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Li elected to lead landscape architecture organization

Li elected to lead global landscape architecture group

posted February 25, 2014
As a newly elected leader of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Ming-Han Li, associate professor of landscape architecture at Texas A&M, plans to elevate CELA’s national and global reputation and enhance service to its affiliated institutions.
Seven alumni among 2014 American Institute of Architects Fellows were honored in June

7 former students elevated to AIA College of Fellows

posted February 20, 2014
For achieving a standard of excellence in the architecture profession and for significant contributors to architecture and society, seven Texas A&M former students have been elevated into the prestigious American Institute of Architects College of Fellows.
Students’ demonstration kitchen idea wins Italian design contest

Aggies win design contest in Italy

posted February 17, 2014
A demonstration kitchen for showcasing Tuscan and American culinary cultures designed by Texas A&M study abroad students as a tourist attraction for Castiglion Fiorentino, won a design competition sponsored by the Italian city last fall.
Alumna's designs, activism earn her AIA Young Architect Award

Alumna earns 2014 Young Architect Award from AIA

posted February 17, 2014
Significant architectural accomplishments, community activism and a commitment to advancing diversity within her profession led to an American Institute of Architects Young Architect Award for Lorena Toffer, a 2004 Master of Architecture graduate.
Nominations for outstanding  college alumni due Feb. 22

Nominations for 2014 outstanding alumni due Feb. 24

posted January 29, 2014
Nominations for the 2014 College of Architecture Outstanding Alumni Awards, which annually recognize former students of exceptional accomplishment, are being accepted through Feb. 24, 2014.
Professor earns Regan Prize for interdisciplinary initiatives

Interdisciplinary emphasis earns honor for Clayton

posted January 17, 2014
Leadership in numerous interdisciplinary initiatives at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture has netted Mark Clayton, professor of architecture at Texas A&M, the J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Prize.